There are a number of studies that have been undertaken to provide background evidence for the Local Development Framework and for the City Plan (previously the Core Strategy).  

The following studies have been approved as supporting evidence by the city council:

Housing studies

Urban Fringe Assessment 2014

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessments

Other housing studies

Retail and leisure studies

Employment studies

Transport studies

Flood risk

Health and environment studies

Urban design studies

Other studies